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Trench Schottky rectifier aims to replace synchronous rectifiers
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12/27/2007   Post a comment
The 200-V, 30-A dual high-voltage TMBS Trench Schottky rectifier from Vishay provides low VF of 0.648 V in three packages.
Clock oscillator packaged in SMA housing
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12/27/2007   Post a comment
Crystek claims the industry's first frequency control product to integrate a complete HCMOS crystal clock oscillator in a rugged SMA housing.
Power dividers cover 800 to 2,500-MHz frequency range
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12/27/2007   Post a comment
Microlab/FXR has introduced its Dx-64FN series of power dividers that covers a frequency range from 800 to 2,500-MHz.
Directional couplers available in 3- or 4-port versions
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Microlab/FXR has introduced its CK-70N series of directional couplers for wireless applications.
ChipX, Recognetics partner to deliver pattern recognition ASIC
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ChipX and Recognetics have teamed up to offer first-time working silicon of 10 million gate neural network design.
iPOWIR device simplifies POL buck converter designs
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International Rectifier has introduced the iP1206, a fully optimized product for synchronous buck applications, including telecom and networking equipment.
Mediatek cuts forecast
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12/27/2007   Post a comment
Here's a bad sign: Taiwan chip maker Mediatek Inc. has cut its forecast.
My aching back! Ergonomics targets worker health
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12/27/2007   Post a comment
Ergonomic practices can eliminate the repetitive motions that cause hand, neck and back pain for computer users, a researcher says.
Avanex files complaint against S3 Photonics
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Photonics components group Avanex Corp. is blaming its former French subsidiary terminating prematurely a distribution agreement for a revision of its guidance for its second fiscal quarter of 2008.
WiMAX Forum begins certification testing for Mobile WiMAX
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12/27/2007   Post a comment
As Mobile WiMAX deployments grow in 2008, the Forum will open new certification labs in India and Taiwan to address the demand for equipment certification.
Pentek's multiband SDR transceiver delivers 10 dB A/D performance improvement
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12/27/2007   Post a comment
The Model 7141 accepts two full scale analog HF or IF inputs on front-panel MMCX connectors at +10 dBm into 50 ohms with transformer coupling into 14-bit 125 MHz A/D converters.
Product How To: Using the MPC5554 to control system frequency/performance nonlinearities
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12/27/2007   Post a comment
How the correct mix of on-chip flash, RAM and peripheral logic resources can eliminate or reduce the non-linear relationship between performance and frequency in many embedded control system designs.
Cable tester provides Spanish and Turkish text options
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12/27/2007   Post a comment
CAMI Research has released its CableEye PC-based cable and harness test system with multi-language capability.
Mixed-signal instrument provides multi-site testing of SiP/SoC devices
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Credence Systems has enhanced its Diamond test platform with the introduction of its MultiWave instrument, a mixed-signal solution for multi-site testing of highly integrated SiP and SoC devices used in mainstream consumer applications.
LED driver provides current up to 350 mA
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Allegro MicroSystems has developed a high-brightness, adjustable constant current LED driver for the automotive lighting market, well as industrial and consumer LED applications.
Phenom quad-core processor features clock multiplier control
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AMD has released a Phenom 9600 Black Edition quad-core processor with clock multiplier control and tunable performance.
RS-485/RS-422 transceiver transmits data at 100-Mbits/s
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12/26/2007   Post a comment
Intersil's ISL3259E's data transfer rate is more than twice as fast as conventional parts and provides IEC61000 ESD protection in a 3mm x 3mm package.
16-channel switches deliver high-resolution imaging
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12/26/2007   Post a comment
Check out Supertex's pair of switches that are designed to provide efficient control of high voltage analog signals.
Top ten ESM articles for 2007
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12/26/2007   Post a comment
Here are the top ten most read feature articles in 2007 for Electronics Supply & Manufacturing.
Plasma television manufacturers invest now for the future
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12/26/2007   Post a comment
As another record breaking year for television sales comes to a close, one thing is certain -- flat panel displays are the clear consumer choice, with Plasma HDTV sets dominating the 50-inch and larger category.
Indian chip designers adding skills, engineers
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12/26/2007   6 comments
Many Indian chip design companies are adding to their portfolio of design skills to provide full design services.
India's XL plans $250M solar plant investment in Spain
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Indian solar photovoltaic module maker XL plans to set up solar farms in Spain at a cost of $250 million, possibly becoming the first Indian company to make an investment overseas in this emerging line of business.
NTIA approves Philips converter boxes for coupon program
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12/26/2007   Post a comment
Philips announced today that the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has approved three set-top digital-to-analog converter boxes to its list of coupon-eligible tuners. The three new converter boxes are marketed under the Magnavox and Philco brands.
Radiospire to preview two new wireless HDMI products at the 2008 CES
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12/26/2007   Post a comment
Radiospire Networks has announced that it will unveil two production-ready products based on its AirHook wireless HD connectivity technology during the upcoming 2008 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) from January 7-10, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
India to fund telecom innovations to hike connectivity
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12/26/2007   Post a comment
Armed with more than $2.5 billion in its reserves, India's telecommunications agency will fund innovation designed to help increase telecom density. The agency is also seeking applications for the funding.
Ford: hydrogen fuel feasible
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12/26/2007   1 comment
Ford Motor Co. has developed an autocatalytic reaction scheme involving three hydrides that could someday enable hydrogen to be pumped into tanks as easily as gasoline.
Intel-ST memory venture delayed
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Amid turmoil in the debt capital markets, Intel, Francisco Partners and STMicroelectronics have delayed the closing of Numonyx, its joint flash memory venture, to March 28, 2008.
SMIC licenses IBM's 45-nm process
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Chinese foundry provider Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) has licensed IBM Corp.'s 45-nm bulk CMOS technology.
Free2Move launches Bluetooth stereo firmware
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12/26/2007   Post a comment
The firmware supports Bluetooth profiles A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP and SPP where all profiles are acting as the headset side for communication with e.g. mobile phones.
AMIMON gains digital content certification for its wireless HD solution
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12/26/2007   Post a comment
AMIMON's WHDI chipset enables new wireless HDTV applications such as wireless HDTVs, wireless multimedia projectors, and wireless HD video accessories such as wireless dongles.
Digital audio delay adjusts output time of six channels
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12/26/2007   Post a comment
The NJU26904 digital audio delay IC from NJR can be used to adjust the output time of a six-channel signal.
Applied, Chinese rival face legal battle
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12/25/2007   Post a comment
Applied Materials Inc. and Chinese fab-tool rival Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Inc. (AMEC) have agreed to disagree over a confidentially motion filed as part of a bitter legal battle between the two companies.
Rohde & Schwarz puts 3GPP LTE, WiMAX, mobile TV on front burner
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12/25/2007   1 comment
Solutions for 3GPP LTE, HSPA+ and WiMAX will be included as well as compact, high-throughput solutions for production, and, mobile TV transmitters of all power classes.
Aeroflex upgrades its A-GPS location services conformance test systems
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12/25/2007   Post a comment
The Aeroflex 6103 and 6401 now provide A-GPS conformance test within GSM/E-GPRS and UMTS environments respectively.
MagnaChip develops low-power backlight control algorithm
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12/24/2007   Post a comment
MagnaChip Semiconductor has developed the technology for Smart Mobile Luminance Control (SMLC), which is a backlight control algorithm with low-power consumption for LCD driver chips.
Servomotor connectors deliver extended voltage range
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12/24/2007   Post a comment
ITT Interconnect Solutions has extended the voltage range of its Cm2 series of servomotor connectors.
Adjustable resistors provide integrated calibration compensation for analog circuits
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12/24/2007   Post a comment
Targeting wireless, military, aerospace and satellite applications, Microbridge's low-power adjustable resistors provide integrated calibration compensation systems for analog circuit designs.
Automotive-grade MOSFET controllers integrate commutation logic
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12/24/2007   Post a comment
Allegro MicroSystems has introduced two automotive-grade, three-phase BLDC motor controller integrated circuits.
Kemet expands ceramic capacitor portfolio
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12/24/2007   Post a comment
Kemet Corp. has announced a major expansion of its ceramic through-hole product portfolio with extended capacitance values and additional voltage offerings.
Commentary: A few fabless fables
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12/24/2007   Post a comment
The semiconductor industry is commoditizing with opportunities to differentiate being few and far between.
Single-supply audio DACs deliver ground-referenced 2-Vrms output
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12/24/2007   Post a comment
The AK4420 and AK4421 single-supply 24-bit stereo audio DACs from AKM integrate a charge pump that supplies the negative rail for the output buffer, enabling a ground-referenced output.
Power Integrations, Fairchild suit dismissed
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12/24/2007   Post a comment
Power Integrations Inc. said that a judge has dismissed a patent-infringement suit filed by Fairchild Semiconductor Inc. in 2006.
Bahrain bank buys stake in Open-Silicon
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12/24/2007   Post a comment
Bahrain's Unicorn Investment Bank B.S.C. has acquired a 75 percent stake in Open-Silicon Inc., a fabless ASIC house, for $190 million.
Tantalum caps find hi-rel niches
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12/24/2007   Post a comment
While the bulk of demand for tantalum capacitors comes from the handheld and gaming markets, as designers cram greater functionality into these ever-shrinking devices, there has also been quite a bit of activity in high-reliability markets--including military, automotive and medical--that require higher-performance components.
Digital TV links: crowded house
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12/24/2007   Post a comment
Consumer electronics companies are asking the Federal Communications Commission to mandate that their products be given access to applications and services running on the headend systems of cable-TV providers.
Solving HDTV's unhappy returns
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12/24/2007   Post a comment
Fueled by rapidly declining average selling prices, an exploding supply of content and a vigorous consumer appetite, growth in high-definition television sales continues to accelerate this holiday season.
Deal hints at consolidation in digital TV chip market
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12/24/2007   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics' proposed $336 million acquisition of digital TV chip maker Genesis Microchip, announced earlier this month, could be the beginning of a long-expected wave of consolidation among chip companies that supply the booming digital TV market, according to analysts and executives.
Metalink takes wrappers off its dual-mode 802.11n chipset
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12/24/2007   Post a comment
Metalink's CES demos will feature concurrent transmission of data applications over the 2.4GHz frequency band and delivery of multiple HD video streams over the 5 GHz band
Jennic unveils proprietary networking protocol stack to complement ZigBee stack
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12/24/2007   Post a comment
JenNet addresses a wide range of applications, including street lighting systems with long strings of nodes, and large building management systems.
European Microwave Week calls for papers
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12/24/2007   Post a comment
Find out how to submit papers to the four conferences making up European Microwave Week.
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